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'''Grillo''', also known as '''Riddu''' and '''Rossese bianco''', is a white Italian wine grape variety which withstands high temperatures and is widely used in Sicily|Sicilian wine-making and, in particular, for making Marsala wine|Marsala. Its origins are uncertain, but it may have been introduced into the island of Sicily from Apulia. It was already widely planted in the Province of Trapani by 1897; today it may be grown throughout Sicily and also in the Aeolian Islands. It is also found growing around the commune of Riomaggiore in the province of La Spezia in Liguria, where the grape is known as ''Rossese bianco''.J. Robinson, J. Harding and J. Vouillamoz, ''Wine Grapes - A complete guide to 1,368 vine varieties, including their origins and flavours'' pp. 910-911 Allen Lane 2012 ISBN 978-1-846-14446-2
ColorBlanc
Species''Vitis vinifera''
Also calledRiddu
OriginItaly
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